Gardaí continue to question man in Mayo murder investigation

Pic: Keith Heneghan.

Gardaí are continuing to question a man in connection with the death of a woman in Co. Mayo over the weekend.

The body of 28-year-old, Sarah Staunton, was found at a house near Mayo Abbey in Balla on Saturday afternoon.

A post mortem was carried out at Mayo General Hospital yesterday and gardaí have launched a murder inquiry.

A man in his early 20s, who was arrested on Saturday night, is being detained at Castlebar garda station.

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